Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Metro Area Gained 24,000 Jobs Over the Year in October

On November 21, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach metro area gained 24,000 jobs over the year in October 2014. The Ft. Lauderdale metro area’s unemployment rate declined by 0.6 percentage point over the year, from 5.6 percent in October 2013 to 5.0 percent in October 2014.   Governor […]

Gov. Scott: Naples-Marco Island Metro Area Adds 4,800 New Jobs

On November 21, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

NAPLES, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the Naples-Marco Island Metropolitan Statistical Area experienced positive annual job growth with an increase of 4,800 jobs over the year in October 2014. The MSA’s unemployment rate declined by 1.0 percentage point over the year, from 6.7 percent in October 2013 to 5.7 percent in October 2014. […]

Gov. Scott: Miami Metro Area Adds 37,800 Jobs Over the Year in October 2014

On November 21, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

MIAMI, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall metro area gained the highest number of jobs in October 2014 among all metro areas in Florida compared to a year ago with 37,800 new jobs. The area’s unemployment rate declined by 1.7 percentage points over the year, from 8.1 percent in October 2013 […]

Gov. Scott: Tampa Metro Area Added 19,800 Jobs Over the Year in October

On November 21, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

TAMPA, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) added 19,800 new jobs in October 2014 compared to a year ago. The unemployment rate in the Tampa metro area declined by 0.8 percentage point over the year, from 6.8 percent in October 2013 to 6.0 percent in October 2014. […]

Gov. Scott: Orlando Metro Area gained 37,600 new jobs in October

On November 21, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

ORLANDO, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) gained 37,600 new jobs over the year in October 2014. This is the second highest number of jobs among all metro areas in Florida compared to a year ago. The Orlando MSA’s unemployment rate declined by 0.8 percentage point over […]

Gov. Scott: Pensacola Metro Area Added 2,800 Jobs in October 2014

On November 21, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) again experienced positive annual job growth over the year in October 2014 with 2,800 new jobs. The metro area’s unemployment rate declined by 0.7 percentage point over the year, from 6.3 percent in October 2013 to 5.6 percent in October […]

Gov. Scott: Florida businesses created 32,000 private-sector jobs in October

On November 21, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Unemployment rate Drops from 6.1 to 6.0 Percent   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott today announced that Florida’s private-sector businesses added 32,000 jobs in October 2014. Florida’s annual job growth rate has exceeded the nation’s rate since April 2012. Florida’s statewide unemployment rate in October was 6.0 percent, down 0.1 percentage point from last […]